KL Rahul to miss England Tour completely!

Indian Test Team flew to England to participate in the rescheduled Test from the 2020-21 series. KL Rahul has been selected as a key part of the group but he will miss the tour as his groin injury still needs some more time to heal.

The doctors have conducted fitness test for all the Indian Test cricketers and those who have deemed fit have been asked to board the flight. Rahul Dravid, Team India coach, will join them after India vs South Africa T20I series is concluded.

Few more cricketers who are part of Test squad like Rishabh Pant, Shreyas Iyer would join them post this series. Hardik Pandya and T20I side will fly to Ireland for their T20I series. Rahul won’t be playing in this series too.

The England test is scheduled for 1st – 5th July. This is the final test from the series which India lead by 2-1. Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah, Chateswar Pujara, Shardul Thakur, Shubman Gill, Mohammad Shami, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammad Siraj have boarded the flight to England. Indian team will participate in few warm up games before the Test.

For Ireland T20Is, VVS Laxman will be Team India’s coach while regular coach Rahul Dravid will be with the Test Team.

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